Announcing the appointment, Sohar Aluminium’s chairman, Mulham al Jarf said: “Said has been with SA for many years and played a major role in enabling the company to achieve its goals. We are confident that his experience and expertise will enable the company to reach even greater heights of excellence.”

Commenting on his appointment, Al Masoudi said: “I am truly honoured to be selected by the board of directors of SA to lead the executive management team. Together we will continue working with the same level of diligence, care and enthusiasm to deliver the mission and vision entrusted to SA.”

Prior to joining SA, Said was the Head of Business Development for Oman Oil Company and led three key investment sectors namely Infrastructure, Power and Shipping as part of the company’s growth strategy.